Columbus CEO is a finalist for twelve awards from the Press Club of Cleveland

Jess Deyo
Columbus CEO
Dionte' Johnson

Columbus CEO learned that it is a finalist for 12 awards in a statewide journalism contest, including best business publication. It won’t know which place it will finish until a virtual ceremony on June 24 hosted by the Press Club of Cleveland.

Columbus Alive, Columbus CEO and Columbus Monthly—all part of Dispatch Magazines—received a total of 38 finalist distinctions.

Here are the categories in which Columbus CEO placed:

--Best Business Publication in Ohio

--Features: General: The Crumbling Ivory Tower, Katy Smith

--Features: Personality Profile: Open-Hearted: Dionte Johnson, Tatyana Tandanpolie

--Features: Trends: Work Shift, Bob Vitale

--Features: Package: Emerging Business, Brittany Moseley

--Features: Personality Profile: Breaking the concrete ceiling: Janica Pierce Tucker, Steve Wartenberg

--Portrait/Personality Photography - All Others: Ian Labitue: Do the Right Thing, Rob Hardin

--General News: COVID-19 deadline package, Staff

--Analysis: Black execs: Here's how to advance change, Katy Smith

--COVID-19 Coverage: So Many Unknowns, Staff

--Photo Journalism - All Others: Pandemic Short North, Rob Hardin

-- Public Service/Investigative: Racial equity initiative, Katy Smith